Scott Blakeslee has just been named general manager of Paséa Hotel & Spa by Pacific Hospitality Group. The hotel will be the newest Maritage Collection property located in Huntington Beach, California, set to open in early 2016.
Blakeslee has over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry, and comes to Paséa from Intercontinental Hotels Group, where he most recently served as brand general manager and area/corporate chief wellness officer with EVANS Hotels. Blakeslee has also held positions as vice president and general manager of Palms Place Hotel and Spa, as well as vice president and strategic business development of Palms Casino Resort.
“We are excited to welcome Scott as a member of our team and look forward to the growth of Paséa Hotel & Spa under his leadership,” said Steve Arnold, president of Pacific Hospitality Group. “Scott’s extensive experience and dedication to delivering an exceptional guest experience will help to position Paséa as a leading destination for travelers.”
Paséa Hotel & Spa will comprise 250 ocean view guest rooms and suites, signature dining options and a rooftop deck bar with views of the Pacific Ocean. In addition, the property will also have a Balinese-inspired spa with state-of-the-art fitness facilities, two pools and multiple meeting and event spaces.